Defense

Defense

Filter By:

Type

Fellow

Research Team

Use comma-separated ID numbers for each author

Support the Hoover Institution

Join the Hoover Institution's community of supporters in advancing ideas defining a free society.

Support Hoover

Analysis and Commentary

The Iceman Cometh

by Josef Joffevia The American Interest
Friday, November 9, 2018
“Liberal International Order“ rates some 100,000 entries in Google, preferably with “collapse” or “R.I.P.” appended. The doomsayers have a point. Born in 1945, the LIO was an American project secured by American power. Now, it is being undone by America as Donald Trump is putting the axe to what his 12 predecessors since Harry S. Truman had safeguarded.
Blank Section (Placeholder)

“We’re Accountable to You”

by Peter M. Robinson interview with General Jim Mattisvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Defense Secretary James Mattis, a former Hoover fellow, on running the Pentagon: “You go in, roll up your sleeves, and go to work.”

Blank Section (Placeholder)

Cutting Out the Middle Kingdom

by Miles Maochun Yuvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Whatever comes of the Trump administration’s negotiations with Kim Jong Un, China can no longer dominate North Korea’s relations with the United States.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
Blank Section (Placeholder)Analysis and Commentary

The Classicist: Russia, China, And The US

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

What can history teach us about how to deal with two of America’s main rivals?

Blank Section (Placeholder)

Only a Mirage

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

A two-state solution was always going to require Palestinians and Israelis to trust each other. The latest Gaza violence has rendered such trust all but impossible.

Blank Section (Placeholder)

Hapless in Gaza

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

The world continues to feed Palestinians’ delusions that they will one day return to land that is now part of Israel—encouraging the Palestinians to spurn peaceful solutions that could actually be attained.

Analysis and Commentary

Foreign Policy As Moral Preening

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Friday, October 26, 2018
The murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi regime insider and columnist, in Istanbul continues to dominate the news cycle as the president and Congress consider their response. Despite the dog-bites-man nature of the story–– autocrats and tyrants across the globe regularly eliminate political enemies without such intense outrage from the West–– our media and politicians have conducted an orgy of moral preening, thunderous denunciations, and various proposed punishments of Saudi heir to the throne Mohammed bin Salman.
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson On The Caravan

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 25, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses a caravan marching toward the US border as well as explosives delivered to celebrity Democrats.

Interviews

Former Secretary Of State George Shultz Talks Lessons For Future Leadership, Nuclear Weapons, & America’s Role In The World

interview with George P. Shultzvia Fox News
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow George Shultz discusses leadership, America's role in the world, and nuclear weapons.
Featured

George Shultz: We Must Preserve This Nuclear Treaty

by George P. Shultzvia The New York Times
Thursday, October 25, 2018

This is the time to expand, not abandon, an important nuclear weapons agreement with Russia.

Pages

National Security & Law Task Force

 
The National Security and Law Task Force examines the rule of law, the laws of war, and US constitutional law to make proposals that strike an optimal balance between individual freedom and the vigorous defense of the nation against terrorists both abroad and at home.